Maui
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**IMPORTANT PARK NOTICES**

Monitor local surf and weather reports prior to your park visit.

[KAUAʻI] UPDATED 5/19/24 –Kauaʻi North shore shuttle departures have RESUMED.

[O’AHU] UPDATED 5/18/24- Diamond Head State Monument: The park will remain CLOSED through Sunday, May 19, due to inclement weather and rock falls.  Safety concerns are being addressed and we anticipate reopening on Monday.

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[O’AHU] UPDATED 5/16/24 –  Ka’ena Point State Park, Mokuleʻia Section: Vehicle access road has CLOSED due to saturated roads and inclement weather.

[HAWAI’I] UPDATED 5/13/24 – Akaka Falls State Park to Temporarily CLOSE Weekdays Starting May 15, see Akaka Falls announcement for more information.

[HAWAIʻI] UPDATED 5/13/24 – Wailuku River State Park: Rainbow Falls; tree trimming starts today until 6/7/24, the park will remain OPEN but some areas may be temporarily closed due to safety.

[KAUAʻI] UPDATED 4/30/24 – Kōkeʻe State Park: Kalalau lookout restroom is CLOSED until further notice.

[KAUAʻI] UPDATED 4/26/24 –Kalalau Trail, Nāpali Coast State Wilderness Park: Camping permits held back for local residents during summer, see Kalalau Trail site for more information.

[KAUAʻI] UPDATED 3/18/24 – Kōkeʻe State Park: The gate to Puʻu O Kila Lookout will be closed to vehicular traffic due to road repairs beginning 3/19/24. The lookout will still be accessible by pedestrians, parking is available at Kalalau lookout.

Camping & Lodging - Maui

How to Reserve

Camping

Both of the Maui Parks, Polipoli Spring State Recreation Area and Waiʻānapanapa State Park offer tent camping in addition to cabin lodging. Camping reservations can be made 90 days in advance. Waiʻānapanapa State Park is also the only State Park in Hawaiʻi that has a small area designated for camper vans.

Lodging

Two Maui parks offer housekeeping cabins. These cabins consist of units with a kitchen-living room, a bathroom, and 1 or 2 bedrooms. Each unit is furnished with bedroom and kitchen furniture, electric stovetop, microwave, refrigerator, hot shower, bathroom. You must bring your own bedding, dishes, and cooking and eating utensils. Fireplaces or electric heating are provided in cold mountain areas.

  • Polipoli Spring State Recreation Area has a single cabin for rent at a high elevation on the slopes of Haleakala Volcano. The single cabin accommodates a maximum of 8 persons. No electricity, refrigerator or linen is available.
  • Waiʻānapanapa State Park offers cabins along the rugged shoreline of Hana. Each unit is capable of accommodating up to 6 persons.
    Note: As of August 1, 2009, linen and towels are no longer provided in the Waiʻānapanapa cabins.

Fees

Camping

*New Fees Effective 10/9/20*
Hawaii Residents:
$20 per campsite per night for up to 10 persons

Non-residents:
$30 per campsite per night for up to 10 persons

Lodging

Hawaii Residents: $70 per cabin per night.
Non-residents: $100 per cabin per night.

The maximum length of stay at any one park is 5 consecutive nights. Certain parks or campsites allow shorter maximum stays. After that, you or anyone listed on your permit must wait 30 days before staying overnight again in the same park.

Permittees are allowed to reserve no more than one campsite or cabin in any given park at a time. Rental of cabins or campsites for commercial uses is prohibited except by special use permit.

Campers, Camper Vans and Trailers

Hawaiʻi’s State Park campgrounds are not set up for camping in vehicles, including campers, vans and trailers. Sleeping in vehicles in our campground parking lots is therefore not allowed. The single exception to this rule is at Waiʻānapanapa State Park on Maui, which has a small area designated for camper vans.